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Mums Journey

Mum’s Journey: Let’s Talk About Poo
2 years ago

Mum’s Journey: Let’s Talk About Poo

It still amazes be how much time with a baby is spent talking about and looking at poo! People had warned me pre-kids that this would happen but the interest I take is on the next level. Read More

Mum’s Journey: Week-7 Home Visit, Windy, Unsettled, Sleepy on the Breast and Frothy Stools!
2 years ago

Mum’s Journey: Week-7 Home Visit, Windy, Unsettled, Sleepy on the Breast and Frothy Stools!

Poor Lisa! Things seem to have taken a backwards step again since she reduced the top ups of expressed breast milk. Lisa describes Sophie as being windy, farty, burpy, unsettled and once again having frothy stools! Read More

Mum’s Journey: 5 Weeks 5 Days Old, Katie’s Thoughts on Getting Back on Track with Breastfeeding
2 years ago

Mum’s Journey: 5 Weeks 5 Days Old, Katie’s Thoughts on Getting Back on Track with Breastfeeding

It was great to speak to Lisa in person for the first time in 2 weeks. Hearing her voice reassured me that she was doing OK. It’s hard not to think about or worry for your clients as their lactation consultant! Read More

Mum’s Journey: Days 29-34, Weight Gains, at Last!
2 years ago

Mum’s Journey: Days 29-34, Weight Gains, at Last!

Following is a conversation between Medela Mum Lisa and our lactation consultant, Katie. This conversation took place between 29-34 days after the birth of Lisa’s daughter, Sophie. Read More

Mum’s Journey: Day 27, Finally Back to Birth Weight!
2 years ago

Mum’s Journey: Day 27, Finally Back to Birth Weight!

Following is a conversation between Medela Mum Lisa and our lactation consultant, Katie. This conversation took place about 27 days after the birth of Lisa’s daughter, Sophie. Read More

Mum’s Journey: Day 26, Triple Feeding!
2 years ago

Mum’s Journey: Day 26, Triple Feeding!

Following is a conversation between new mum Lisa and our lactation consultant, Katie. This conversation took place about 26 days after the birth of Lisa’s daughter, Sophie. We hope that you find it useful as you continue your own breastfeeding journey. Read More

Mum’s Journey: Days 21 – 24, Still Not Back to Birthweight!
2 years ago

Mum’s Journey: Days 21 – 24, Still Not Back to Birthweight!

Lisa sent me a text 2 days after we had last spoken and implemented the plan to help increase Sophie’s milk intake: Read More

Mum’s Journey, Day 19: Addressing Baby Weight Gain Concerns
2 years ago

Mum’s Journey, Day 19: Addressing Baby Weight Gain Concerns

I received a phone call from Lisa when Sophie was 19 days old. Lisa had just been to see the maternal child health nurse 3 days before and found out that Sophie was not gaining weight quite as planned.

Lisa was feeling understandably upset, worried and a bit deflated at the thought that Sophie was not taking enough from the breast. Read More

Mum’s Journey, Day 12: Lisa and Katie Discuss Baby Feeding Routines
2 years ago

Mum’s Journey, Day 12: Lisa and Katie Discuss Baby Feeding Routines

In this video, lactation consultant Katie talks to new mum Lisa about baby feeding routines. They discuss whether to start your baby in a feeding routine, whether babies develop their own feeding routine in time and what is important in that first month after birth in order to ensure mum’s achieve and maintain a good breast milk supply.
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Mum’s Journey, Day 12: Feeding a New Baby and Getting Out and About
2 years ago

Mum’s Journey, Day 12: Feeding a New Baby and Getting Out and About

In this video, lactation consultant Katie talks to new mum Lisa about getting out and about for appointments with a breastfeeding baby. They discuss how a new mum can time breastfeeds so that she can do everything still for her daughter.
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